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Veggies Really Are  Cheaper In Chinatown — If You Know How To Shop Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Veggies Really Are Cheaper In Chinatown — If You Know How To Shop

The secret to bargain prices: An alternative network of local suppliers, low overhead, selling out daily and less fussiness about the perfect-shaped fruit or vegetable.

Living Hawaii: What Is Sapping The Energy Of Our Farmers? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Living Hawaii: What Is Sapping The Energy Of Our Farmers?

Even with low oil prices, the deck is stacked against farmers like Richard Ha on the Big Island. But some argue new strategies can turn things around.
Living Hawaii: Where Are You, Trader Joe’s? Slobo Mitic/Getty Images

Living Hawaii: Where Are You, Trader Joe’s?

The popular affordable-food chain seems like a no-brainer for Hawaii and our high cost of living.
Living Hawaii: Could Removing State Taxes on Food Make it Cheaper?

Living Hawaii: Could Removing State Taxes on Food Make it Cheaper?

Because Hawaii has a general excise tax not a sales tax, it's hard to tell.
Living Hawaii: Big Island Beer Can Cost More Here Than in Manhattan

Living Hawaii: Big Island Beer Can Cost More Here Than in Manhattan

Even the islands' signature "local" beer is bottled on the mainland.
Living Hawaii: Where Milk Can Cost as Much as Wine

Living Hawaii: Where Milk Can Cost as Much as Wine

Ever wonder why a gallon of milk costs $3 more on Oahu than in New York City?